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Bottle: C.440-1984

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Maker(s)

Unknown (Pottery)

Description

Bottle with tortoise, deer and crane design. Porcelain, thrown, painted in cobalt-blue and glazed. This typical nineteenth-century wine bottle is painted in light underglaze blue with some of the `ten motifs of long life' (sipchangsaeng) including tortoise, deer and crane, pine tree, pulloch'o fungus, bamboo, rock and clouds. The glaze has a pale bluish tinge and is crackled at and around the base. Traces of fine fire-clay supports are remaining on the footring.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Gompertz Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Punwon-ri kilns ⪼ Kwangju ⪼ Korea

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Gompertz, G. St. G. M., Mr and Mrs

Dating

19th century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1800 - 1900

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze Foot Diameter 11.4 cm
Rim Diameter 5.3 cm

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, painted in cobalt-blue, and glazed
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.440-1984
Primary reference Number: 16465
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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